KV Mechelen – Genk : Preview & Prediction
Genk will have a psychological advantage over KV Mechelen after his big win in the Super Cup (3-0) on July 20th. Mechelen, newly promoted in Belgian D1, scored a first success on the field of Zulte-Waregem (2-0) during this first day but will have a tough opposition for his first match at AFAS-Stadion Achter Kazerne. Mechelen ended a negative series of 5 games without a win, ie 3 draws against Heist (0-0), OH Louvain (4-4) and Heerenveen (2-2) and 2 defeats against RKC Waalwijk (1- 3) and Genk (0-3). Genk confirmed its Super Cup success with a first win in the Jupiler Pro League against Coourtrai (2-1). This is the sixth victory over the last seven meetings for Genk, which only lost to Waterloo (1-2) in friendly. Genk has easily disposed of Maccabi Tel Aviv FC (4-1) and Lokomotiv Zagreb (3-0) during his preparation matches.
Genk easily won Mechelen (3-0) in the Super Cup on July 20th.
Genk has 6 wins on his last 7 outings.
Genk has suffered only 3 defeats in its last 21 meetings, in all competitions.
KV Mechelen has only 1 success on its last 6 games played.
Pressure on the first home game of the promoted Mechelen?
Genk, already winner of Mechelen (3-0) in Super Cup, should take again the best on the promoted.
KV Mechelen – Genk : Betting Tips
Genk – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70